His sidekicks Dick Durbin, Patty Murray and Chuck Schumer are valid cases to be institutionalized also, as they all voted against this same measure in 2006.
This is a puzzler. What “lawful steps” could Obama take “without Congressional approval” that would permit racking up more debt? Article I of the Constitution gives Congress the exclusive “Power…To borrow Money on the credit of the United States.” Obama has no such authority. Are the senators urging Obama to violate the Constitution? Or perhaps to pursue the trillion-dollar platinum coin gambit? It is impossible to say.These people hate the Constitution. What part of Obama has no such authority confuses the senile old bat and his band of circus freaks?